These are the dirtiest and cleanest foods in the produce aisle

These are the produce with the most and least pesticides

Stars Insider

25/11/22 | StarsInsider

FOOD Health

Incorporating a big range of produce into your diet ensures that you’re getting enough fiber, essential vitamins, and minerals, which is important for your health and well-being. But a large number of fresh produce are treated with pesticides. And when consumed or exposed in high concentrations, this has been linked to illnesses like cancers and nervous system disorders.

The American nonprofit Environmental Working Group (EWG) releases a yearly report of the non-organic fruits and vegetables with the highest and lowest number of pesticides residues. EWG researchers obtain data from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

So, want to know more about your favorite foods in the produce aisle? Then check out the following gallery.

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